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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 shows up online, looks freakishly thin

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A ThinkPad X1 has shown up at Swiss e-tailer Tell IT systems and other online locations, replete with a 2.5GHz Core i5-2520M CPU, a 160GB SSD, a 13.3-inch Gorilla Glass screen, and as you can see above, a profile thin enough to rival the likes of the Samsung Series 9 and Apple MacBook Air.
Wow, looks great. Doesnt seem as thin as the MacBook Air though.
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You actually just compared this to a macbook air? Get out of here please. Lenovo's are amazing, overpriced? yes. But its easy to get 50% off with epp deals at anytime of the year (have done this multiple times).
Solid build quality, great specs, and no hipster flashy design, if i didnt use a tablet pc for school id be all over this.
    
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You actually just compared this to a macbook air? Get out of here please. Lenovo's are amazing, overpriced? yes. But its easy to get 50% off with epp deals at anytime of the year (have done this multiple times).
Solid build quality, great specs, and no hipster flashy design, if i didnt use a tablet pc for school id be all over this.
What's hipster and flashy about the air?
 
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What's hipster and flashy about the air?
Because it's Apple, duh. Well according to the PC world at least.

I do like the MBA a lot though, new design is way better than the original.
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Im just doing my by rote hating on apple, disregard all that lol.

Edit* a hipster = Marin ()
    
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Im just doing my by rote hating on apple, disregard all that lol.

Edit* a hipster = Marin ()
Haha I figured.

But really though, this ThinkPad rocks. And I love how they kept that classic keyboard design. I never get tired of seeing that for some reason.
 
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It's thin, but not THAT thin. The price is still unreasonable if you ask me, even taking into consideration that it has a SSD. Wish they offered a non-glossy screen variant. I think glossy screens have been the most annoying trait that portable computers have taken on.
    
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Thinkpads do rock. I have one for 2 years not and the battery only degraded 3% because of amazing power management.
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Haha I figured.

But really though, this ThinkPad rocks. And I love how they kept that classic keyboard design. I never get tired of seeing that for some reason.
I love thinkpad keyboards, hands down best laptop keyboard i have ever used.
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It's thin, but not THAT thin. The price is still unreasonable if you ask me, even taking into consideration that it has a SSD. Wish they offered a non-glossy screen variant. I think glossy screens have been the most annoying trait that portable computers have taken on.
They are insanely overpriced, all lenovos in general, but they always have crazy sales all the time. 35 to 50 % off regularly. Just takes a bit of searching.
    
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Look on lenovo's site - ALL of their laptops are ALWAYS on sale. Their MSRP is never their actual market price. Never.
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